Lyons, Renovation Blue Marquee Theater

Closing Date: May 23, 2002
The Foundation provided a $50,000 loan in May 2002 for the renovation of the Pal Theatre, which was constructed in 1941 and closed in 1977. The theatre is presently being used as a multi-arts center for plays, concerts, and movies.

Project Details

Loan Recipient
Lyons Downtown Development Authority

Sub-Recipient
Clint Williams, Coogan Williams, Kathy Williams

Project Cost
$165,050

GCF Loan Amount
$50,000

DD RLF Loan Amount, if any
N/A

Project Use
Multi-purpose Arts Center
Foundation Project Impacts
299 New Downtown Businesses
1728 New Jobs Downtown
$147 Million in Private Investments
8 Cultural Facilities
288 Downtown Housing Units
157 Hotel Units Downtown
1,352,805 Redevelopment Floor Area sf
200,267 New Construction sf